PHYSICS 4510 --- Thermodynamics & Statistical Mechanics
Fall 2017


  • training exam 3 solutions not provided; the material in the exam may differ from that in our exam; the composition of the exam is similar to that of our exam (e.g. skipping, bonus).

    Lecture Material:

    Missed Discussion Problems and Practice Problems with relevance for exam:
  • Practice Problems ch.4/5

    Review Thermal Physics PHYS 1220
  • Schroeder ch.5
  • Thermo II : ch. 19+20
  • Thermo I : ch. 17+18
  • Textbook Thermo figures 1
  • Textbook Thermo figures 2
  • Three prefaces handout
  • Count Rumford handout
  • Origins Thermodynamic: Short Tragic History of Caloric Theory


    Homework:

  • Home work 8, solution guide
  • Home work 8 due F Dec 11, 9pm by email
  • Home work 7 due W Nov29, 9pm
  • Home work 6 -refl. writing due W Nov 8, 9pm
  • Handout 1 for HW 7
  • Handout 2 for HW 7
  • Home work 5 due M 10/30, 7 pm
  • short Home work 4 due T 10/10, 7pm
  • Home work 3 due F 9/29, 7pm
  • Home work 2 due R 9/16, 7pm
  • Home work 1 (reflective writing 1) updated 9/1/17

    General Course Information:

  • F17 Syllabus updates 9/1, exam dates and rooms, office hours, etc.